How working with our remarkable customer, Lufthansa Cargo, got us named to the 2015 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

BluJay Solutions

Sometimes, though, we are lucky enough to get to share these customer stories – this is the case with Lufthansa Cargo. The project was so successful that Lufthansa Cargo wanted to share their supply chain success story.

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Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA, 02 March 2018 – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, and Drewry, the global shipping consultancy, have partnered to launch an innovative ocean freight procurement solution for shippers.

Using Blockchain to Better Understand the Total Cost of Transportation

Shipchain

Determining the total cost of transportation is essential to understanding your company’s profitability. Were any shipments damaged or otherwise subject to cargo insurance claims? When it comes down to it, accounting for the total cost of transportation is pretty complex.

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events.

Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Panalpina has procured extra flights for its charter operation while DHL Global Forwarding announced earlier this year that it would deploy a second dedicated Boeing 747-400F — ACMI-leased through Atlas Air — to connect the US, Europe and Asia. Air Cargo air freight airfreight

The Legal Implications of Transport Visibility is NOT Good News for Truckers

NC State SCRC

To keep yourself in business, there are plaintiffs attorneys that are finding out what transportation is doing, and trying to find the big deep pockets to pay damages like the $281M damage awarded in Texas – because the smaller carrier won’t be able to pay.”

Pricing Power in a Cargo Bazaar: Does Revenue Management Add Value?

Supply Chain Nation

Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) were the center of the cargo transportation universe and the shippers were fully reliant on them for all their logistics needs. A true cargo pricing bazaar was the result. Those were the good old days.

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How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

Supply Chain Brain

One can imagine a world in which blockchain becomes an indispensable part of tracking and monitoring all types of containers, via multiple modes of transportation. The development of autonomous shipping equipment is likely to track that of self-driving vehicles, as the need for human involvement in transportation gradually diminishes.

Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

Supply Chain Nation

The TMC merges technology, organization and processes to establish a set of services leveraging the scale and efficiency of consolidated network planning, procurement and unified metrics with the agility of localized execution.

More Challenges for the Transportation Network: Day 2 of the SCRC Meeting

Supply Chain View from the Field

Speakers are the SCRC meeting yesterday and today continued to speak more on the topic of transportation strategy given increasing challenges in the transportation sector, and the need for an effective transportation management strategy. And in Panama a huge transshipment area will grow where they will will do break bulk, put cargo onto smaller ships and send to North America. This is impacting how you think about managing the network, and in procurement.

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

TMC

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company. Investing in a transportation management system (TMS) can be more complicated for large organizations that have to reconcile the needs of multiple business units in different geographies. Business Intelligence TMS Technology Procurement

5 Ways a TMS Can Help You “Go Green”

Talking Logistics

One of the easiest ways to get started is by investing in a Transportation Management System (TMS). Transportation optimization is another option offered by some TMS providers.

Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations

Cerasis

” In the process of business procurement and especially in the supply chain, supplier risk management is a skill set that needs focus day in and day out. Specifically, in the transportation and logistics industry it can be very beneficial to visit your carriers in person.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Risk management strategies of yesteryear are ineffective in the changing landscape, and no type of transport can avoid risks. Capacity fell by 3 percent, and up to $14 billion in cargo was unable to dock. Procurement departments must take the full burden of ensuring supplier consistency. Transport Loss. Furthermore, shippers should purchase cargo or freight insurance where possible to create a safety net. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

TMC

Investing in a transportation management system (TMS) can be more complicated for large organizations that have to reconcile the needs of multiple business units in different geographies. Having a centralized corporate procurement function already in place is valuable.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Surpasses 10,000 Companies Using Its Transportation Management System (TMS). to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas.”

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

The major impact will be to hazardous cargo (majority of classes), with a hold on Xiamen port from August 1st to September 7th, including imports to Xiamen, exports from Xiamen, and transfers via Xiamen. Robinson offices, procurement teams, and customers.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat). How cold does it have to get inside your house before you accept reality and turn on the heat? Is wearing a jacket and hat while watching the Red Sox game in your family room a visual cue that the time has come?

5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Each episode features a different special guest, who brings his/her unique opinions regarding topics such as logistics, supply chain, cargo, freight, transportation, and education.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Seattle Times , “Amazon will fly its latest Boeing 767 widebody jet freighter, publicly revealing the new ‘Prime Air’ branded livery of its fast-growing fleet of used cargo planes” at today’s Seafair aerial display over Lake Washington near Seattle.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management. Oracle Introduces New Cloud Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade Management. Thirteen Years After 9/11, A New Attempt To Screen 100 Percent of Cargo Containers ( Roll Call ).

The Pros and Cons of Air Charter Service

CH Robinson Transportfolio

However, that may not be the case when shipping your cargo. When it comes to quickly getting what you want, when you want it, there is no service better than air charter for your cargo. Although not well known, it is possible to procure a partial air charter.

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How to Become a Supply Chain Jedi

BluJay Solutions

Today’s logistics galaxy is increasingly complex, with new players, methods of transportation and challenges cropping up daily. A TMS allows businesses to manage various forms of transportation – rail, sea, road and air – and connect with multiple carriers.

Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Since the protests began, over 1,000 trains have been cancelled, train stations and cargo trains have been burned, and other public properties have been damaged. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Disruption India Natural Disaster

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

Transport Intelligence, the well-respected U.K. Air Cargo World. This American based niche news site specialises in air cargo. Transport Topics. American Journal of Transportation. Cargo Business News.com. Air Transport World.

E2open Completes Acquisition of INTTRA, Bringing Together Leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network

E2open

The combination of the largest ocean shipping network with the largest beneficial cargo owner (BCO) supply chain network will bring powerful benefits including: Real-time end-to-end visibility with the ability to monitor and react to changing global needs. More efficient ocean shipping with the integration of procurement, manufacturing and distribution. The One Place in the Cloud to Run Your Supply Chain is Now the One Place in the Cloud to Manage Your Global Logistics.

Is It Time to Bring Your TMS Back to the Future?

BluJay Solutions

That’s why I scratch my head when I hear of logistics and supply chain professionals who are still using legacy transportation management systems (TMS). Multimodal transportation management solutions such as Kewill Transport allow companies to change their approach.

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The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

Ports are having to off-load cargo onto the new mega-ships offshore from multiple smaller ships because they don’t have the capacity to handle the bigger vessels. Then start to automate processes such as order to cash, procure-to-pay, and logistics functions.

Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy

3PL Insights

The company represents almost 8% of trans-Pacific trade shipments for the United States market, and now they have stopped accepting new cargo. There are an increasing number of ships, with still larger vessels being ordered, despite a low demand for goods that need transporting.

New Lithium-Ion Battery Shipping Regulations Can Impact Electronics Supply Chains (Part 1)

Resilinc

This is part 1 of a 2-part blog addressing the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) recently enacted ban on the shipment of lithium-ion batteries as cargo consignments on passenger planes and the associated supply chain risks of such provisions.

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Using a sophisticated set of AI rules and constraints, such as priority, cargo type, flight schedules, pick-up schedules and resource capabilities, resource assignments are made automatically to handle and process each container within each arriving/departing cargo aircraft. "

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. Freight/Container Loading: Augmented reality could replace the need for a physical cargo list and load instructions.

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Amazon currently lists about 17,700 full-time vacancies on its website, about 920 in the logistics and transportation sector. In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Mobile phones can offer incredible services in any business from inventory tracking and shipments to the execution of procurement transactions. Most logistics prefer integrating the use of this app to automate procurement and replenish other processes to raise the profit margins. The Cerasis Rater - A Web-Based Transportation Management System with Companion Mobile App.

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Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019

Shipchain

The blog spends a lot of time focusing on the use of transportation management systems and how they can increase efficiency in your supply chain. The More Than Shipping blog is a comprehensive resource for shipping trends, supply chain planning, project and specialized cargo and more. Its topics include upcoming supply chain conferences, warehouse technology innovation, logistics insights, and transportation cost control.